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Birthdays and Anniversaries

Hirsch — 90th birthday

PATON — Arlen Hirsch, of Paton, will celebrate his 90th birthday on April 28. Cards may be sent to him at 176 U Ave., Paton, IA 50217. His family includes Deann Schlicht, of Perry; Terry Hirsch, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Lisa Wiederin, of Churdan; and Penny Hart, of Ames. He has nine ...

Grebner — 80th birthday

Leonard Grebner, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate his 80th birthday on Sunday. Grebner was born on April 18, 1941, in Iowa. He worked at Pan O’Gold Baking for seven years, Fort Dodge Laboratories for 31 years and Wal-Mart for seven years. He was married to Beth Grebner for 50 years before her ...

Nostrom —25 years

HUMBOLDT — Miles and Chris Nostrom, of Humboldt, will celebrate their 25th anniversary on Tuesday. Cards may be sent to them at 1653 260th St., Humboldt, IA 50548. Their family includes Emma Nostrom, Mason Nostrom, and Carter Nostrom, of Humboldt. Christine Wegman and Miles Nostrom ...

Zinnel — 90th birthday

POMEROY — Darleen Zinnel, of Pomeroy, will celebrate her 90th birthday on April 24. Card may be sent to her at 605 S. Ontario St., Pomeroy, IA 50575. Her family includes Becky Meyer, of Norwalk; Deb Greene, of Knoke; Shelley Greene, Rapids City, Illinois; Jeff Zinnel, of Jolley; Doug ...

Blair — 85th birthday

Etta Mae Blair, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 85th birthday on Wednesday. Cards may be sent to her at 1309 N. 13th St. Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Sherry and Denny Ackerman, of Otho; Scott Blair and Emily Getz, of Cedar Falls; Shane and Lisa Blair, of Shawnee Kansas; and ...

Becker — 90th birthday

JoAnn Becker, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 90th birthday on April 10. Cards may be sent to her at 3213 Fifth Ave. N., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes her husband Ed; Sandra Becker-Warden, of Edwardsville, Illinois; Brian Becker, of Fort Dodge; Bruce Becker, of Fort Dodge; and ...

Kinne — 60 years

EAGLE GROVE — Robert and Janet Kinne, of Eagle Grove will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday. Cards may be sent to them at 1451 Xavier Ave., Eagle Grove, IA 50533. Their family includes Beth McGonagle and Barbara and Anthony Martin. They have four grandchildren. ...

Vetter — 90th birthday

MANSON — Helen Vetter, of Manson, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Friday. Cards may be sent to her at 1421 Eighth St., Manson, IA 50563. Her family includes Larry and Sheri Vetter, of Manson; Janet Vetter, of Manson; Dennis and Sue Vetter, of Manson; and Amy and Phonethip Synarong, of ...

Biggins — 85th birthday

WAUKEE — Mary Lou Biggins, of Waukee, formerly of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 85th birthday on Friday. Cards may be sent to her at 560 S.E. Brick Drive, Apt. 301, Waukee, IA 50263. Her family includes Maria and Lee Jones, Mary and Kimm Inbody, and Michelle and Larry Hedlund. Mary Lou ...

Myers — 50 years

Stan and Bev Myers, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on April 3. Their family includes Dawn and Matt Grall, Mindy and Doug Read, Nik Myers and Nadine Johnson, and Joe Myers, all of Fort Dodge. They have 14 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. They were ...

Schlick — 50 years

Bill and Leilani Schlick, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today. Cards may be sent to them at 107 Ninth St. NW, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. They were married on March 20, 1971. They will have a celebration at a later date.

Pierson — 95th birthday

Jane Pierson will celebrate her 95th birthday on Thursday. Cards may be sent to her at 925 Martin Luther King Drive, N-8, Fort Dodge IA 50501. Her family includes Janis Gappa, and Gaylen and Kris Pierson, all of Fort Dodge; Deanna and Larry Rohrer, of Estherville, and son-in-law Jerry ...

Jessen — 50 years

Larry and Alicia Jessen, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on March 20. Cards may be sent to them at 1322 28th Ave. N, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Lisa and Dale Knigge, of Iowa City, and Kelly Jessen and Kristin Johll, of Fort Dodge. They have ...

Scott — 50 years

OTHO — Rick and Sue Scott, of Otho, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today. Cards may be sent to to 625 Rake St., Otho, IA 50569. Their family includes Christopher Scott and Angie Reed, of Fort Dodge, and Eric and Ada Scott, of Tainan, Taiwan. They have seven grandchildren ...

Reetz — 85th birthday

Charles (Bob) Reetz, of Fort Dodge, is celebrating his 85th birthday today. Cards may be sent to him at 1004 16th Ave. N., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. His family includes Virginia and Ron Feeley, of Fort Dodge; Chuck and Leslie Reetz, of Fort Dodge; Tina Nordstrom, of Callender; and Mark and ...

Smith — 80th birthday

June Smith, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 80th birthday on Tuesday. Cards may be sent to her at 2013 Eighth Ave. S., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Mike and Maria Smith, of Fort Dodge; Jim Smith, of Fort Dodge; Brenda and Kent Strutzenberg, of Manson; and Jackie Smith, of ...

Hefley — 50 years

Don and Judy Hefley, of Fort Dodge, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today. A celebration will be held at a later date due to COVID-19. Cards may be sent to them at 2930 21st Ave. N., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes seven children, 11 grandchildren and 12 ...

Vangilder —50 years

DAYTON — Les and Diana Vangilder, of Dayton, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on March 13. Cards may be sent to them at PO Box 582, Dayton IA, 50530-7636. Their family includes Grant and Brooke Vangilder, of Elkorn, Nebraska, and Jessie and Gregg Muench, of Dayton. They ...

Didio — 80th birthday

DUNCOMBE — Darwin C. Didio, of Duncombe, will celebrate his 80th birthday on Wednesday. Cards may be sent to him at 3344 230th St., Duncombe, IA 50532. His family includes wife of 58 years, Mary Joyce; Pamela and Tony McFarland, of Farnhamville; Diane and Joe Geis, of Duncombe; and Dana ...

Singer — 50 years

Bob and Janet Singer will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today. Congratulations may be emailed to bobjansinger@gmail.com. Their family includes three children and six grandchildren. Janet Betz and Robert Singer were married on Feb. 27, 1971, in Aurelia.